JOHN DILLON, CMO of DENNY'S

John Dillon, CMO of Denny's, has been on a mission for 11 years to rejuvenate one the most iconic American brands and shares his journey through consumer insights, social media, AI, restaurant design, menu revamping, franchisee enrollment to follow their North Star.  Also, don’t miss the incredible story from John on how Denny’s rediscovered its purpose and why they are now building a truck!

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MEG GOLDTHWAITE, CMO of NPR

Meg Goldthwaite, CMO of NPR, shares the secrets of great storytelling, especially when telling stories of other storytellers while leveraging leaps in technology!  Like the storyteller squared that she is, she is also a mom squared, ensuring her three children thrive in their lives at home and get to experience disparate corners of the world as she serves mankind! Tune to hear more on what Meg (and “Yoda”) have to say about balance and being brave!

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RICK GOMEZ, CMO of TARGET

Rick Gomez, CMO of Target, shares his journey to become the marketing leader of the beloved Target brand, the success factors of Retail, his dedication to empathy as the key for leadership, the source of his confidence, how to break through boundaries and have a positive impact on culture.

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GREG REVELLE, CMO of KOHL'S

Greg Revelle, CMO of Kohl’s, shares how he his fosters innovation with how he leads his teams, tenets for impactful leadership, great career building tips, what to ask for from your boss, how to champion success and provide an environment where people can bring their best selves to the table.

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CHRIS CAPOSSELA, CMO OF MICROSOFT

Chris Capossela, CMO of Microsoft, shares his career path from his first job helping his family restaurant through 27 years at Microsoft to become CMO leading one of the most impressive cultural transformations in the industry and what he learned from his mentors, like Bill Gates and Satya Nadella, along the way.

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MARY BETH LAUGHTON, EVP OMNI RETAIL at SEPHORA

Mary Beth Laughton, EVP of Omni Retail at Sephora, has one of hottest new roles in the industry geared to reimagine the customer experience across the physical and digital worlds.  Find out how she came into this newly created role, what she is trailblazing and how she continuously evaluates “Just Do It” with “Just Enough” to keep balance across work, family and health.

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PAM KAUFMAN, PRESIDENT OF VIACOM NICKELODEON GLOBAL CONSUMER PRODUCTS

Pam Kaufman is truly a rock star with the coolest job! Not only are all the businesses she leads very exciting, but as President of Viacom Nickelodeon Global Consumer Products, she notes her greatest responsibility is being the “Chief Motivational Officer” for her teams.

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DARA TRESEDER, CMO OF GE VENTURES

Loved recording this episode with Dara Treseder, CMO of GE Ventures, super hero mom and dedicated mentor.  As I sat across the table from her, I tried hard to not laugh the whole way through (failure), with her infectious smile, her quick wit and her engaging stories.  But don’t let this polished charmer fool you, she’s also fierce.

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MUSA TARIQ, FORMER CBO OF FORD

Musa Tariq, former Chief Brand Officer of Ford and current “Student of Life” shares his perspective on The Future of Marketing and the importance of focusing on the White Space, reminding us all to ”boldly go where no one has gone before.”

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NUNO TELES, PRESIDENT OF DIAGEO BEER COMPANY

Nuno Teles, President of Diageo Beer Company and former CMO of Heineken, shares his perspective on what it takes to be a holistic CMO and transition into a President role.  Nuno lays out his former CMO playbook and discusses his priority areas now as President, especially his focus on corporate culture.

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ROY SPENCE, Co-founder & Chairman of GSD&M, Co-founder & CEO of The Purpose Institute

Roy Spence, Co-founder & Chairman of GSD&M, Co-founder & CEO of The Purpose Institute and now also founder of The Promiseland Project shares his incredible and well-earned perspective on what it means to be a Chief Purpose Officer and foster Love Cultures to empower greatness for your employees and your nation. He’s taking on America as he client, pro-bono!

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CHARLIE COLE, CDO OF TUMI

Charlie Cole, Chief eCommerce Officer for Samsonite and Chief Digital Officer for Tumi shares great advice for anyone looking to thrive in today’s global economy. Well-traveled and well-versed in all things data, technology and customer experience, Charlie discusses the role of the CDO and how to take big swings to overcome the limitations of incrementality

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LYNNE BIGGAR, CMO OF VISA

Lynne Biggar, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Visa, shares her success tips and unique path that shaped her career to now leading one of the world’s biggest and most iconic brands.  A self-described “business major with a minor in marketing” and a passion for travel, Lynne’s focus on performance-driven marketing, staying ahead of trends and empowering her team is what enables her to have an impact on a global scale.

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JEROME HIQUET, CMO OF TOUGH MUDDER

Jerome Hiquet, CMO of Tough Mudder, shares the incredible mission and journey of this young company being “Tougher Together” and impacting millions of lives. As Chief Marketing Officer, Jerome has all the traditional marketing responsibilities as well as the extended responsibilities of Revenue and Culture to ensure that the company’s purpose is protected while expanding into new territory.

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BARBARA MARTIN COPPOLA, CDO OF IKEA

Barbara Martin Coppola, the new Chief Digital Officer of IKEA, shares why she decided to take on her new role after serving as CMO for Grubhub, differences between the CMO, CDO and CXO role, how to manage fast-paced technology, how to leverage data science, how to foster a culture of innovation, time management, mentors, invisible dynamics, body language, how to teach marketing strategy, how to market a fork in China and how to find a good partner in life!

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KRISTIN PATRICK, CMO OF PEPSICO

Kristin Patrick shares her diverse and exciting career path that included stops in law school, entertainment, fashion, beauty and even as former CMO of Playboy to become the first ever CMO for Brand Development at PepsiCo.

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JEFF JONES, CEO & PRESIDENT OF H&R BLOCK

Jeff Jones, President and CEO of H&R Block, shares his perspective on what it takes to move from a CMO role into a CEO role, how to be an effective “Connected Leader”, how to role model behavior that shapes innovative cultures and how to plan your career in meaningful increments.

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TERRANCE WILLIAMS, CMO OF NATIONWIDE

Terrance Williams, CMO of Nationwide and President of Emerging Businesses, shares his tremendous leadership skills’ toolkit, his perspective on what it takes to be a great CMO today, his advice on how to foster adoption of new principles, and how to ensure that all your marketing efforts from top to bottom of the funnel are geared towards ROI.

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PETER MCGUINNESS, CMO OF CHOBANI

Peter McGuinness, Chief Marketing and Commercial Officer for Chobani, shares his unique, integrated approach which combines marketing and sales into a “Modern Demand” organization with a new way to efficiently co-create and inspire innovation.

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KIERAN HANNON, CMO OF BELKIN INTERNATIONAL

Kieran Hannon, CMO of Belkin International, shares his how his never-ending curiosity, agile mindset and dedication to mentoring has led Belkin's four brands to winning countless awards and has developed a world-class team.

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